Brawl in Cell Block 99

2017

Crime / Drama

102
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 92%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 74%
IMDb Rating 7.2 10 25189

Synopsis


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Cast

Jennifer Carpenter as Lauren Thomas
Vince Vaughn as Bradley Thomas
Don Johnson as Warden Tuggs
Tom Guiry as Wilson
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by danielmeench 7 / 10

A decent movie.

The rectilinear plot tells how a man of a strong spirit and body can overcome any obstacles to achieve the goal. Classics. It reminds me of another brutal drama of past year - Shot Caller. Many parallels can be drawn, but the impression after watching the picture with Vince Vaughn is completely different. The aftertaste is not so strong, but it does not make viewing worse, on the contrary, it is easier to watch.

The special director's style of storytelling, bordering on improbability, highlights this film among the many. If S. Craig Zahler continues to make films in the same way, then he may become one of my favorite directors in this genre.

Reviewed by a_dakri 7 / 10

A captivating tale of violence and pride, "Brawl in cell block 99" took this year by surprise.

As his career was spiralling downhill leaving behind what can easily be described as a disgraceful list of failing romantic comedies and unwise film choices, Vince Vaughn proved once more his true essence, one of a talented and visionary actor. Well, I must admit that I have never been attracted to gory and extremely provocative pictures of the kind of "brawl in cell block 99" and believe me when I say that this picture hasn't started showing its true nature until the second act, but man did it show some muscle. This beautifully directed, written-and even gorgeously scored- picture by ,,,,, has one of the most brilliantly executed action scenes, ones that I mistakenly thought of Mr. Vaughn uncapable of such a performance, for he has truly, and finally, changed his style. How could I imagine that a man whose career has been cursed by half-witted characters-, as harsh as my words may seem-or just consider, not even by the time the sequel to "Bill and Ted" is made, that Vince Vaughn could pull such an exhilarating and enjoyable performance, not to mention dedicating his effort to make a very noticeable physical change, the actor went from the attitude and the appeal of the clumsy but nice man next door to the one who knocks down that door. Still, let's not emphasise on the action side of the movie, not to undermine its greatness and accuracy, but to move to the more drama related part of the picture. To be honest , in spite of the shameless amount of movies on which I absurdly spent years watching in an obvious gesture of irrelevance and self-loathing, I have never heard of the name Steven Craig Zahler director, writer and composer of this staggering picture: the man succeeded at perfecting the tension in the movie by introducing a Tarantino vibe into it and focusing more on narrow spaces and smartly written dialogue, that leaves space to both great set pieces and an incredible performance by the one man cast Vince Vaughn . I am gravely disappointed that this picture have not been nominated to a notable or honouring award, because I was really moved by his worthy performance , one that impersonates grit and remorse , but depicts true love and compassion towards one's family , this performance brought the needed pause that would have made this picture as forgettable as every cliché action movie , interrupting the mayhem, blood and the good old vendetta plan that is the subject of the picture and smoothly binding it with a very heart warming tale of a repentant man who sensed true guilt in his past of crime, but was forced into it once more by the ruthless and soulless American lifestyle, to find himself threatened with losing everything that made him embrace his sinful past in the first place. Such a balance is rarely to be found in such an underdog picture, it has delivered us one of this year's greatest pictures, one that our public seemingly does not deserve in view of its poor commercial performance, one of the likes of Blade runner 2049 and "Logan lucky" .

Reviewed by lyonbrave 3 / 10

Vince Vaughn As A Bad Guy??? Yeah Right

Brawl In Cell Block 99 is one of those movies that expected to be a block buster hit and failed. Just because you put Vince Vaughn in a movie does not mean it will be an automatic success. Vince Vaughn was great in Wedding Crashers and other romantic comedies, but that is the problem, he is widely known as a funny guy and to see him play anything else is just weird and awkward.

In truth, director Zahler seemed to make a big mistake in casting Vince Vaughn as the lead role because he is just not believable as a bad guy. It's also hard to believe Vince Vaughn as an athlete or any sort of boxer because he has always had baby fat.

In the opening scene he is mad at his girl so he rips the hood of her car off and throws it across the yard. This scene is so unbelievable that it makes me want to cry and laugh and makes me think I am watching a comedy instead of an action thriller. There is no way Vince Vaughn could pull-off the hood of a car like that and that scene alone set the movie up to be rather unbelievable and fake.

I just don't think because you shave a guys head and put a big generic cross on the back of their head that they suddenly are a tough guy, a drug runner, or a prisoner. I really want to like this movie because I like the career of Vince Vaughn, but for him to be cast as this charterer is a bit of a joke. Directors shouldn't just pick actors because they are famous, they should pick them because they are right for the role.

I think the writing of this film is okay, but it tries way to hard to be interesting. Considering all kinds of crazy stuff is going on, prison, cheating, drugs, kidnappings, the movie is still boring compared to other action adventure movies, like The Cell, which Vince Vaughn was also an actor in. At the end of the day, Vince Vaughn has always been a golden boy and I cannot see him fully transform into the character Bradley Thomas.

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